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Seachem Laboratories Matrix Carbon

Seachem Laboratories Matrix Carbon

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Does your fish look a little sad to you? Probably not, but you know if a fish is sad or happy when you look at changes in its behavior. If you disturb the surface of its aquarium, does your fish always swim upwards to check out what's happening or does it usually stay at the bottom of the aquarium? If you find your fish changing its usual behavior, maybe you should think about cleaning the aquarium. Aquarium maintenance, however, can be hard to do without the proper equipment. You may look for the supplies you need in the pet stores or in retailers on the Internet, but here is a product you should check out: Seachem Matrix Carbon Pet Store.

It is activated carbon, a substance used by aquarium hobbyists worldwide to get rid of organic matter floating in the water or that sink to the bottom. Activated carbon adsorb the matter, that is, the organic matter stick to the carbons surface, to make it easier for to clean the tank. Seachem Laboratories' product is made up of several rounded beads to make sure that it will not pack and clean more efficiently. Its ash content is very low to make sure that it has little to no impact on the water's pH. Make sure that your aquarium water is clean and your fish are happy and healthy. Use the Seachem Matrix Carbon.

SeaChem MatrixCarbon is a truly unique activated carbon, bead shaped for optimal hydrodynamics. This provides maximum water flow and contact with a high density of adsorptive sites without the compacting common to granular activated carbon. MatrixCarbon has a very low ash content as indicated by its minimal impact on pH. Even when added to distilled water, it does not raise pH above 7.0. While all carbons contain phosphate, regardless of false claims to the contrary, MatrixCarbon has the lowest leachable phosphate content of all major carbon brands tested. It out-performs other best grade carbons by at least two-fold when compared for total capacity to remove aquarium organic matter, rate of adsorbtion, and duration of use. 250 mL will easily treat 100 gallons for several months. It is very clean and nearly dust free. The 100 mL bag size will fit any filter on the market and treats over 40 gallons. Marine or freshwater use.




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Seachem Laboratories, Inc. was established in 1980 by Dr. Leo G. Morin. Seachem moved into a state of the art 110,000 square foot facility in Madison, Georgia marking their 25th anniversary in the industry in 2005. This facility includes production and research laboratories, manufacturing, inventory, shipping, and office space.
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HIGH PERFORMANCE MEDIA

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Posted: 7/23/2014 from HARVEY, LA UNITED STATES
3.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I USE THIS WHEN I AM GOING TO BE AWAY FROM HOME FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS OR MORE...IT DOES WHAT IS SAYS, FROM PAST EXPERIENCE AND I WILL CONTINUE TO USE IT..


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Great Stuff

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Posted: 2/27/2014 from Chula Vista, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: Best carbon product hands down. Last longer than the other brands. Great Stuff


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TIME WILL TELL

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Posted: 8/20/2013 from WAYNESVILLE, NC UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: TO EARLY TO GIVE A FULL DETAIL ON THE CARBON AS FOR HOW WELL IT WORKS BUT I CAN SAY THE DUST ON THIS IS BY FAR THE LEAST OF ANY I HAVE USED SO FAR. I FLUSHED THE NEW CARBON IN MY REACTOR FOR MAYBE 10 SECONDS AND IT WAS CRYSTAL CLEAR. IMPRESSIVE!


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The Best!!

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Posted: 5/3/2013 from AURORA, CO UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Excellent product!! Almost no dust. Water has never been clearer. Buy, Buy, Buy.


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fantastic product

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Posted: 3/27/2013 from SIOUX FALLS, SD UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I put this matrix in my tank last night about 2 hours before lights out and it started to work right away. Then when i woke up this morning my water was so crystal clear I couldn't believe it.my tank has never been so clear. I was like my fish were swimming through air. I'm amazed at how fast it works. I would recommend this product to everyone. It's a must have. I put it in my reactor. Love it. Ill stay with this product from now on. Koodos marine depot on another great product.


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Carbon Matrix is great

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Posted: 3/13/2013 from DENHAM SPRINGS, LA UNITED STAT
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: Carbon Matrix works great in a reactor setting. It tubbles very easily so you do not have to force a lot of flow through the reactor. My water is always crystal clear. You will not be disappointed with this product.


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Great Product!

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Posted: 11/9/2012 from VISTA, CA UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Im using Matrix Carbon in a TLF reactor for my 120 gallon Cichlid tank and can not be any happier. Best part is that it last 4x as long as the previous product I was using. By far the best carbon I have come accross to date.


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The best

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Posted: 5/17/2012 from Laguna Hills, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Seachem Labs Matrix Carbon is the best on the market bar none! It rinses easily and performs even better removing impurities from the water. As with any high end carbon it's always important to do water changes and monitor your elements. Matrix carbon is definitely an absolute must when it comes to water quality, water purity and proven results!


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Quality Product

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Posted: 3/11/2012 from Branford, CT UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Matrix Carbon gets the job done right. This Carbon keeps Aquarium looking clear and clean. Drastically reduces /eliminates odors and foul smells. Just throw it in a micron bag rinse and put it in your sump or filter system. Highly recommend . Billy from Connecticut


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Best carbon i have ever used!!

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Posted: 12/28/2011 from ATASCADERO, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: As the title says it by far the best carbon i have ever used this stuff rocks!!!!!


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